Registration Open for Extrusion 2017 Conference

Save money by registering now to the only conference devoted to all things extrusion.

Registration is now open for the third annual Extrusion 2017 Conference, slated for Oct. 18-20 at the Sheraton Le Meridien Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, N.C. It’s the same venue as for last year’s event, which was a barn-burner attended by about 400 people.

You can click here to begin the registration process. Act now and save $100 off the full registration price.

The yearly Extrusion Conference is distinctive in that it brings together the entire extrusion community under one roof. The program is set up so that no matter what you are extruding—film, sheet, tubing, pellets, etc.—there will be plenty there for you to learn.

The program will kick off the morning of Oct. 18 with a session on what we’ve been calling General Extrusion. Technical presentations will be focused on topics pertinent to all types of extrusion processors—resins, additives, blending, drying, conveying, foaming, reclaim, controls, filtration, training, simulation, screw design, and so on. That afternoon, we’ll be offering concurrent breakout sessions packed with presentations to give you the opportunity to hone in on your particular process. We have four of these concurrent sessions planned: Cast/Blown Film, Sheet, Pipe/Profile/Tubing, and Compounding.

October 19 will be organized in a similar fashion. Our program will conclude around lunchtime Oct. 20, after our third General Extrusion session.

You can click here to see the full agenda.

All told, the program will be filled with about 80 speakers. The focus of each will be on new developments, best practices, troubleshooting, and processing tips and techniques— modeled after what we present every month in print and online—because we know you don’t want to travel to Charlotte to hear sales pitches from suppliers.

There will be ample opportunity for you to network with the sharpest minds in the extrusion business during scheduled breaks, receptions, and luncheons. What’s more, we’ll have a tabletop exhibit area packed with more than 80 suppliers of the goods and services you rely on every day to run your business. Click here for a list of Extrusion 2017 Conference sponsors and exhibitors.

And don’t forget to book your hotel, as rooms fill up fast. Start that process by clicking here.

Your time and money are precious. But if you are involved in extrusion of any type, The Extrusion 2017 Conference is the place to be.

I hope you can make it. In the meantime, please feel free to direct any questions you might have to me at


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